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Texas authorities try to find woman who left boy on doorstep

Texas authorities try to find woman who left boy on doorstep Once on the porch, she rings the doorbell, knocks on the door and then runs back to a waiting vehicle leaving child and two bags she was carrying behind. Lt. Scott Spencer, of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office , said that the child's father received a text message from the child's mother saying the boy would be dropped off at his house on Wednesday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia opens up consulate after journalist vanishes

Saudi Arabia opens up consulate after journalist vanishes On Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he's personally "chasing" the investigation into the disappearance of his friend, and that Turkish officials are investigating "everything". Its passengers went straight to the consulate and then left in the evening for Egypt. "There's no difference between the state terror and other terror actions", she added. [Full Article...]

U.S. announces withdrawal from UN's Universal Postal Union

U.S. announces withdrawal from UN's Universal Postal Union The officials say the treaty is used by shippers of the narcotic fentanyl to the USA from China. Washington and Beijing are locked in battle over the yawning US-China trade deficit, which Trump describes as a job killer. The "system creates winners and losers", the report's author's concluded, especially China's national postal service and "Chinese online retailers in the lightweight, low-valu... [Full Article...]

USA air strike in Somalia kills 60 al-Shabaab militants

USA air strike in Somalia kills 60 al-Shabaab militants The Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab aims to topple Somalia's UN-backed government and impose its own strict interpretation of Islam. Previous year there were 31 such attacks and 15 in 2016, according to the Foundation for Defence of Democracies, a Washington-based research institute. [Full Article...]

No breakthrough but new Brexit headache for Theresa May — EU summit

No breakthrough but new Brexit headache for Theresa May — EU summit At a press conference in Brussels, Mrs May said an extension to the transition period "could be a further solution to this issue of the backstop in Northern Ireland". Despite the lack of progress, the mood music at the summit was positive. A deal must be sealed soon so parliaments have time to give their verdict on it. [Full Article...]

Nigeria climbs 10 places to 115th in Global Competitiveness Rankings

Nigeria climbs 10 places to 115th in Global Competitiveness Rankings It also pointed out that the United States is far behind most advanced economies in health, with life expectancy six years behind competitors Singapore and Japan. "Embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution has become a defining factor for competitiveness". Finally, under innovation capability the country ranked 83rd out of 140 countries with a score of 38 out of a 100. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to send army to US-Mexico border in migrant row

Trump threatens to send army to US-Mexico border in migrant row The assault on our country at our Southern Border, including the Criminal elements and DRUGS pouring in, is far more important to me, as President, than Trade or the USMCA". The Washington Post reported this week that Border Patrol agents arrested 16,658 family members in September, the highest one-month total on record and an 80 per cent increase from July, according to unpublished Department ... [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation asking for help in search for missing Wisconsin girl

Federal Bureau of Investigation asking for help in search for missing Wisconsin girl In the news conference, the sheriff also revealed for the first time that evidence shows Jayme was at the home at the time of the slayings, but he did not reveal that evidence beyond mentioning the 911 call. James and Denise Closs both were longtime employees at the Jennie-O Turkey Store in Barron, which has a hatchery and processing plant. Authorities have not released details about the deaths ... [Full Article...]

Afghan Guards Kill Kandahar Police Chief, US Troops Hurt

Afghan Guards Kill Kandahar Police Chief, US Troops Hurt Miller after his meeting with Kandahar officials in the city. A Taliban spokesman who claimed responsibility for the attack told The Associated Press that US Gen Scott Miller , commander of US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops in Afghanistan, was the target. [Full Article...]

Missouri woman fired for blocking black man from entering apartment complex

Missouri woman fired for blocking black man from entering apartment complex She complained about the phone being in her face and the man responded, "well I don't like the fact you are blocking me from where I pay to live". "So, I need you to get out of my way". 'Then 30 mins later police knock on my door, because she called! (He had not.) In July, a black state lawmaker in OR said she was reported to police as a "suspicious person" while talking to constituents in a subur... [Full Article...]

Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media

Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media Turkish police officers prepare to search the home of Saudi consul General Mohammed al-Otaibi after the disappearance and alleged slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi , in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. The Trump administration has come under scrutiny for its response to the Khashoggi case. No, I will not go to Riyadh next week. The president was forced to address the issue again on Wednesday after... [Full Article...]

Religious hate crimes surge by 40% in past year

Religious hate crimes surge by 40% in past year Currently, the Crown Prosecution Service defines a hate crime as a range of "criminal behaviour where the perpetrator is motivated by hostility or demonstrates hostility towards the victim's disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or transgender identity ". [Full Article...]

Khashoggi disappearance: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to in Riyadh

Khashoggi disappearance: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to in Riyadh After President Donald Trump played canary in the coal mine for them, the Saudi royal family is getting ready to acknowledge this evening that Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul during an interrogation/kidnap gone wrong. [Full Article...]

Texas flooding mapped: Kingland bridge COLLAPSES - where are Texas flash floods?

Texas flooding mapped: Kingland bridge COLLAPSES - where are Texas flash floods? The water level there rose to just under 40 feet (12 meters) but fell as the morning progressed and settled at little more than 35 feet (11 meters) as of 11 a.m. Four people were washed away last week when the South Llano River, which becomes the Llano River downstream, overran an RV park in Junction, Texas. [Full Article...]

Indian minister resigns amid growing #MeToo movement

Indian minister resigns amid growing #MeToo movement Cases typically drag on for years in India's overstretched legal system. The case is due in a Delhi court on Thursday. "Criminal defamation is usually an arm twisting tactic and works as a deterrent because nobody wants to be potentially embroiled in court for years or face a jail term", said Samudra Sarangi, a partner at Indian law firm Panag & Babu which represents clients in defamation laws... [Full Article...]

Brexit: Expectations stay low as May heads to Brussels

Brexit: Expectations stay low as May heads to Brussels May will also have separate meetings with key figures on the border question: Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar. Instead, a summit to seal a Brexit deal will only be called if and when the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier deems that there has been "decisive progress". [Full Article...]

Canada becomes second country to legalize marijuana nationwide

Canada becomes second country to legalize marijuana nationwide And in Montreal, Graeme Campbell welcomed the day he could easily buy all the pot he wanted. Jimmy's Cannabis will also open a store in Battlefords on Wednesday, with stores opening in Estevan and Moosomin later this year. Smoking or vaping of cannabis is allowed in public places where tobacco is permitted in many provinces or territories, but others such as Manitoba have a ban on public consumpti... [Full Article...]

Australia Takes Trump’s Lead, Considers Moving Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem

Australia Takes Trump’s Lead, Considers Moving Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem Australia says it is considering recognizing Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's "capital" and relocating its embassy to the occupied Palestinian city just as the USA did earlier this year in a move that drew draw harsh criticism both from Palestinians and the global community. [Full Article...]

Zed Seselja says he didn't know 'ok to be white' history

Zed Seselja says he didn't know 'ok to be white' history The Coalition's support for a racist motion from Pauline Hanson trashes its legacy of fighting fascism and signals a dark moment in Australian politics. The resolution, tabled in the Senate yesterday, was drafted by populist firebrand Pauline Hanson and railed against what it described as "the deplorable rise of anti-white racism". [Full Article...]

Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven

Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven Her body has been sent to the state Crime Lab in Pearl for an autopsy. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams told WTVA that one person was in custody and being held at the Bolivar County Regional Correctional Facility. The woman has appeared in court and was given a $500,000 bond. The infant has been identified as a 20-month-old girl. "The hardest part.is to see a child victim". [Full Article...]


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